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Turban, Eh! Event educates students about Sikh faith after 'disturbing' racist posters posted

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Title

Turban, Eh! Event educates students about Sikh faith after 'disturbing' racist posters posted

Subject

Canada, Canadian identity, Sikh, turban, xenophobia

Description

In response to xenophobic posters found on the campus of the University of Alberta, students and visitors gather to learn about the turban and the Sikh faith and to try on a turban.

Creator

CBC News

Source

CBC News, "Turban, Eh! Event educates students about Sikh faith after 'disturbing' racist posters posted" (28 September, 2016), online: https://youtu.be/F-ftSzY5xfs

Publisher

CBC News via Youtube

Date

Sept. 28, 2016

Rights

CBC News, 2016

Format

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Language

English

Type

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Video

Video Filename

Turban, Eh! Event educates students about Sikh faith after 'disturbing' racist posters posted

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Video Source

Youtube

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Duration

0:1:35

Producer

CBC News

Transcription

0:00I was hurt by those posters and when these guys came up with this response i
0:05wanted to show them a rural alberton that people all over Canada support them
0:10and what a better way to respond to a horrible incident then with something
0:15with kindness enthusiasm positivity and so I think it's great so I drove in from
0:21the country today to have a green turban put on my head he did this event to
0:24educate people about what the significance of a turban is how the
0:28turban is part of Canadian identity and society and just out of the event that
0:33happened last week on campus we decided to be proactive and get the conversation
0:38going and educate everybody a U of A and the larger MNT community Canadian
0:43community about what the turban is there's two styles were tying this
0:47dollar right here and the typical v-shape style that you guys see
0:51materials are about 4 to 5 meters long just for this event on average seeks
0:57will wear turbans from 10 to 12 meters long and what its disturbance signifies
1:03is actually it's a crown of Asik and we wear with a lot of respect and it
1:08challenges us to live to the highest character that we can males and females
1:13both were turbines that's a huge misconception or people just don't know
1:17about this fact and we were at ribbon as if a police officer has a uniform people
1:23can go to us and ask for help

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Citation

CBC News, “Turban, Eh! Event educates students about Sikh faith after 'disturbing' racist posters posted,” Exhibits, accessed April 15, 2024, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2140.